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  • PCS girls quintet to sing National Anthem at state football finals

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor Five very proud young ladies from Perkins County High School  have been selected to sing the National Anthem prior to the start of the NSAA football championship finals on Tuesday, Nov. 24. The girls will sing at approximately ...
  • Lady Cats place third in the big show at state

    By Christy SheetsSports Writer The Wallace Wildcats traveled to  Lincoln on Wednesday, November 11, practicing on the way, preparing for their first game in the state tournament. Based on the Cats stellar season, and the fact that they won districts, the...
  • Olsen speaks out on checkoff dollar decision

    Nebraska Farm Bureau President Keith Olsen has commented on the Appropriations Committee’s decision not to use checkoff dollars to balance the state’s budget. “Farm Bureau certainly welcomes the reports of the Appropriations Committee decision to le...
  • Ogallala the site of two-day sustainable ag conference in December

    Growing and marketing organic wheat, along with integrating livestock into alternative cropping systems, will be featured during the third annual Western Sustainable Ag Crops and Livestock Conference Dec. 11-12 at the Grey Goose Lodge in Ogallala. On Dec....
  • Resident of Lamar shares bit of history for Veterans Day

    Last week the nation celebrated Veteran’s Day. For Stan Cross of Lamar, it had a special meaning. Last fall, after a reunion with some cousins in Branson, Mo., Cross found out that his great- great-grandfather, Shaffer B. Cross, had a special assignment...
  • Wallace honors veterans during program at school

    A gym full of patriotic residents and students paid tribute to America’s veterans last Wednesday during a program at the Wallace School. The Beck, Heath, Eisenhower Post 213 Color Guard presented the flags and retired them following the program. The ke...
  • Make plans to eat community Thanksgiving feast at Legion Hall

    The annual meal will be at the Grant American Legion Hall this year rather than the senior center as in past years due to the need for more space. Volunteers are needed to help. By Jan RahnManaging Editor This year’s annual Thanksgiving Day dinner has...
  • Defendant sentenced to probation on amended charges

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor Kelly B. Palmer, 31, of Grant, was sentenced in District Court on Monday, Oct. 19 by District Court Judge Donald E. Rowlands on three amended counts dating back to an arrest in August 2008. Palmer’s case was heard in Keith Cou...
  • New water main being installed along Lincoln

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor Residents on Lincoln Avenue in Grant will be contending with torn up streets for the next four to six weeks, but when completed they will have a new water main installed, putting an end to frustrations with the old pipe. A new ...
  • Picking finally underway after lengthy delay

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor Harvest is finally underway in the region—much later than usual—but with good yields and a good outlook. “The best corn is still ahead,” said Brent Marvin, grain manager/merchandiser for Frenchman Valley Co-op. “Wetter...
  • Adams Bank of Imperial among rural Nebraska businesses expanding with loans backed by stimulus funds

    Nebraska’s Senator Ben Nelson recently said that a Nebraska winery/microbrewery and a telecommunications company will expand operations thanks to more than $6.6 million in loan guarantees announced by the U.S. Department of Agriculture through the Ameri...
  • New owners of Locker Room run business out of home

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor Josh and Carla Taylor, new own ers of Locker Room, are eager to see the business grow and are already filling orders for former clients of the business. The Taylors purchased Locker Room from Connie and Tim Pofahl, finalizing p...
  • Agent’s addition expands insurance offered through HomeTown Agency

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor With the addition of a well-seasoned insurance agent, HomeTown Agency in Grant has expanded insurance coverage. Larry Pritchett joined the agency in June after retiring from Perkins County Schools as athletic director. Origina...
  • Women’s Resource Center seeks volunteers

    The Ogallala Women’s Resource Center is seeking women and couples to serve as life mentors (volunteers who work with clients and their babies) at the center. No experience is necessary. The center will provide approximately 21 hours of training and asks...
  • Mock trial black team moves to regional finals

    The Black mock trial team from Perkins County High School has moved into the regional final and will compete for a spot in the state competition to be held in Omaha. Their opponent is yet to be determined, but will be a team from either Dundy County/Strat...
  • PCHS swing choir makes selections

    By Joe CraigStudent Intern Students had to try out to be among the talented group of singers and dancers in swing choir at PCHS.  Following are the students who made the cut.       Singing soprano will be Kalyn Hanson, Mackenzie Hite, Debbie Dahlkoet...
  • Students selected to All-State Chorus

    Mr. Kelly Meyer, chair of Choral Affairs for the Nebraska Music Educators Association, is pleased to announce that Kalyn Hanson and Tori Osler have been selected as Soprano 1 and 2; and Debbie Dahlkoetter and Krystal Gaar have been selected as Soprano 2 a...
  • Lady Plainsmen leave season on McCook court with loss to St. Pat’s

    By Jan Rahn/Shari FriedelTribune Staff     The season ended in the second round of districts for the Lady Plainsmen who traveled to McCook two consecutive nights, Monday and Tuesday, Nov. 2-3. The girls advanced to second round after defeating the Dund...
  • Wishbone runners grind Cambridge to 34-8 playoff win over Plainsmen

    By Pastor Vince CarrigSports Writer GRANT—Four Trojans backs scored out of the wishbone offense and Cambridge defenders kept plays in front of them to defeat the Plainsmen 34-8 in the second round of the NSAA’s C2 playoffs in Grant on Thursday night. ...
  • Firearm deer hunting season opens Nov. 14

    Many opportunities await Nebraska hunters as the opening of the November firearm deer season nears, according to the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. Large numbers of deer are in the field and plenty of permits remain available for this season. A new a...